< Mentor Note -- thread moved to HH from the technical physics forums, so no HH Template is shown > Hello guys, i need some help in clarifying a question. A beam of ultraviolet light with wavelength of 200nm is incident on a metal whose work function is 3.0eV. Note that this metal is applied with +1.0V with respect to the ground, Determine the largest kinetic energy of the photoelectrons generated in this process. Using the formula of KEmax = hf - work function, i can come up with an answer for it. However, from the question, it states the metal is applied with +1.0V with respect to the ground;Does this Voltage affect the KEmax? Because if i were to find stopping potential Vs using E=q|Vs|, Vs will result in approximately 6.211V, taking q to be 1.6 x 10^-19. So i believe that this voltage across the metal is redundant in the calculation. Kindly advice. Thank you guys!